TV commercial for Williams Energy Solutions (now Williams Companies), an Oklahoma based company which chose Garner in part because of his Oklahoma roots.
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[When he smoked marijuana for most of his adult life]: I started smoking it in my late teens, I drank to get drunk but ultimately didn't like the effect. Not so with grass. It had the opposite effect from alcohol: it made me more tolerant and forgiving. I did a little bit of cocaine in the Eighties, courtesy of John Belushi, but fortunately I didn't like it. But I smoked marijuana for 50 years ...
In July 1983, Garner filed suit against Universal Studios for $16.5 million (USD) in connection with an ongoing dispute from The Rockford Files
(1974). The suit charged Universal with "breach of contract; failure to deal fairly and in good faith; fraud; and deceit". It was eventually settled out of court in 1989. As part of the agreement Garner could not disclose the amount of the settlement, but...
His voice was heard at the beginning of every episode of The Rockford Files
(1974) on the outgoing message for Jim Rockford's answering machine.